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Visit Tea House and Gift Shop

Tea House and Gift shop are Open Daily, no holiday closures


Summer (3/1 through 10/31): 9:00 am to 5:45 pm

Winter (11/1 through 2/28): 9:00 am to 4:45 pm

No Pets allow to the Tea Garden


The Garden Admission

Please purchase tickets at San Francisco Recreation and Park Department website here.

Getting to the Japanese Tea Garden

The Japanese Tea Garden is located in Golden Gate Park, near the corner of Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive and Martin Luther King Drive.


The Japanese Tea Garden is served by several public transit routes including 44-O’Shaughnessy bus that stops immediately at the Tea Garden, as well as the N-Judah streetcar, 5 and 7 buses. Muni information here.


Parking for cars and bicycles is located in the Music Concourse Garage. Access to Music Concourse Garage parking is from Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. (enter the park at 9th Ave and Lincoln Way, garage entrance will be third right) or from Fulton Street at 10th Avenue. Street parking is also available on Golden Gate Park streets including MLK Drive, Nancy Pelosi Drive, and Stow Lake Drive.


To learn more about access to the Japanese Tea Garden, more information and access to other sites in the Music Concourse area can be found here,


The free Golden Gate Park Shuttle offers access to the Japanese Tea Garden and the eastern half of Golden Gate Park with stops along JFK Drive, and at the Music Concourse steps away from the Tea Garden’s entrance. The shuttle operates 7/days per week:

  • Monday-Friday, 12 noon to 6pm

  • Saturday, Sunday and Holidays, 9 am to 6pm


Learn more about the shuttle and access to Golden Gate Park here.

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